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What are 5 things that could be used to represent Christy's personality in the book "Christy"? What are 5 things that...

The novel "Christy" is the story of a young woman who leaves her home in the city to teach in a school in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. Some objects that might symbolize her...

Latest answer posted June 6, 2008 11:57 am UTC

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Why is Christy so impressed by Alice Henderson and her cabin?

Miss Alice's cabin has a noteworthy "bank of windows all across the back of the room [that] let the indoors in with the winter landscape and the towering peaks like a gigantic mural" (59)....

Latest answer posted August 8, 2012 11:25 pm UTC

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What does Christy reluctantly share with the Spencer children?

Christy shares Mrs. Tatum's poke dinner with the Spencer family and children, John, Zady, Clare and Lulu on the way to Cutter Gap with Mr. Pentland. At the time, she did not know their names of...

Latest answer posted August 8, 2012 11:01 pm UTC

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What is the solution overall in the story Christy?

Cristy struggles to decide her feelings for David Grantland and Dr. McNeal, and finds that she becomes disappointed when David can't give solace to a cove resident as she lays dying. He doesn't...

Latest answer posted September 5, 2009 3:08 am UTC

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What is the plot for the book Christy by Catherine Marshall?

Christy is the true story of a young woman who leaves her family to go and teach in rural Cutters Gap, Tennessee. The story recounts the struggles and changes she goes through in teaching such...

Latest answer posted October 30, 2007 5:19 am UTC

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Who is the antagonist of the novel Christy?

The main character antagonists are Bird's Eye Taylor and his son Lundy. The environment of Cutter's Gap can also be seen as antagonistic because it is a struggle for Christy to adjust to the...

Latest answer posted August 14, 2007 1:08 am UTC

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How can I write an essay about the book "Christy" by Catherine Marshall if I don't even understand the...

You could also write about the themes of the book. One theme is the belief that something good can be found even in an event that's wrong, senseless, or sad. Christy's search for the meaning...

Latest answer posted July 13, 2007 9:51 am UTC

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What does miss Alice suggest the women sell?

Miss Alice suggests that the women of Cutter's Gap sell their hand-woven fabrics. At one meeting of the women's sewing circle, Alice comments that her "friends in Pennsylvania and Miss Christy's...

Latest answer posted August 8, 2012 9:21 pm UTC

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What do the children because of thier upbringing and heritage particulary enjoy doing on their first day of school?

The children really enjoy singing together. For perhaps the first time in the morning, Christy's lesson plan to have the children sing brought all the different ages together; the younger children...

Latest answer posted August 8, 2012 9:04 pm UTC

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What is the queen Esther plan in Christy by Catherine Marshall?

Christy's 'Queen Esther' plan is an allusion to Queen Esther in the Bible. Christy plans to 'wow' Mr. Hazen L. Smith with her feminine charm to convince him to donate money to help fund additional...

Latest answer posted August 8, 2012 8:27 pm UTC

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